A Worm in the Heart (United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Russia)

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A Worm in the Heart

A Worm in the Heart
Paul Rice
2020, United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Russia, 88′
International premiere
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‘A Worm in the Heart’ details the lives and stories from the LGBTQ+ community across Russia. Shot in six cities along the Trans-Siberian railway, and utilizing unreleased footage about queer life in the USSR; this documentary details the current state of the Russian queer community — giving both broad societal overviews and deeply personal accounts from activists and non-activists alike. The film follows Paul Rice and Liam Jackson Montgomery, a gay couple from Ireland, as they travel on the Trans-Siberian railway meeting with a diverse range of LGBT+ people; from Nobel Peace prize nominees and drag queens, to those who have suffered brutal homophobic and transphobic attacks.
Language(s):  English, Russian
VdR edition:  2020

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